RTA to offer 174 outlets for rent at Metro stations

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will soon offer 174 retail outlets for rent at both the Red Line and Green Line stations to interested parties.

About 106 retail outlets will be available for rent in the Red Line stations and 68 retail outlets in the Green Line stations, RTA said during a presentation to the tenants of the Dubai Metro stations outlets.

These outlets will have new service offering and distinctive activities for the Dubai Metro users, particularly as the selling of different merchandise will be permitted such as books, stationary, novelties, and gifts in addition to the operation of female beauty parlours, banks, electronics and other activities enabling tenants to choose the activity that suits them in a bid to attract more metro users and investments rendering it a meeting point for all community segments.

RTA recently held an open house for tenants of the Dubai Metro outlets to probe their views and positive suggestions made in a bid to bring about further improvements.

The gathering was held in RTA head office in the presence of Abdullah Al Madani, CEO of Corporate Technical Support Services Sector; Saeed Al Murri, Director of Contracts & Procurement; and Ramadan Abdullah, Director of Rail Operation, Abdullah Yousef Al Ali, Director of Commercial & Investment, in addition to several other RTA officials.

Al Madani reiterated RTA’s attention to boost the bilateral relations and foster joint cooperation with all customers in different sectors; considering them strategic partners teaming with RTA in realizing its vision of safe and smooth transport for all. “These gatherings have immense contribution to the advancements and progress made, and uplifting the standing of Dubai as a premier business & economic hub in the region,” he said.

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